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If you're a type 2 and on insulin, this is the place for you! Come in and discuss issues we deal with every day, like types of insulin, carb counting, insulin/carb ratios, pens, needles, pumps, and much more.
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How long were you on this med before you got the "diuretic" effect? I have been given some sample and I haven't noted any difference even after going to 300mg......is this a effect over time or supposed to bee hen you start taking it?
This article Insulin Pumps 'more effective than injections' for Type 2 diabetes was found at Medical News…Continue
Hi everyone! I'm hoping to find an insulin dependent Type 2 buddy to chat with, if anyone is interested. I don't have any friends or family with diabetes and it can feel very isolated and alone sometimes.If anyone out there would like to be buddies,…Continue
I was told by my endo that I am insulin sensitive. I know that an insulin resistant diabetic usually takes a higher dosage of insulin (maybe 40 or more units bolus). My current dosage (recently diagnosed) is typically about 1 to 2.5 Novolog and 3 to…Continue
Hi everyone! I have an interesting situation that I thought I'd bring up, to see if anyone else has run into this.First, background - Type 2, insulin pump since July 2013, and love it.I came down with a head cold over this past weekend, and was sick…Continue
Hi all, wondering if I could get your viewpoints...I'm T2, and started Lantus & Victoza 5 weeks ago. No issues injecting into my abs, but just recently realized that I should rotate sites, not just spots within a site. Trouble is, I seem to get…Continue
I started nighttime NPH about a month ago starting with 10 units and every few days increasing it 2 units until I achieved a range of 100-120 morning BG. All went well, I increased to 16 units and was having good results. I had a couple lows below…Continue
Insulin degludec/insulin aspart does better than biphasic insulin aspart 30 in type 2 diabetes inadequately controlled with other regimens....The combination product is the first to contain "a basal insulin with an ultralong duration of action, and…Continue
Right now I am covered by a working persons health insurance policy and don't have to take Medicare until I lose 'working persons' coverage. I also have my own FEHB BC/BS which is my secondary (because I am not working). If/when, I lose the 'working…Continue